Category: General

Faludi on NOVA Next “To Automate Everything”

I’m quoted this week on the NOVA web site in a well-done NOVA-next summary piece by Alison Bruzek’s about the Internet of Things. It’s called “To Automate Everything, Solve These Three Challenges“: “…Connected devices are just beginning to slip into homes, from smart

New XBee Projects Gallery

It’s going to be the largest collection of XBee projects on the Web. So many people have used XBee radios to create amazing things that Liz Presson and I created a place for Digi (makers of the XBee) to feature the incredible work.

Wireless Sensor Network Outreach: ICTP Trieste, Italy

About a week ago we had the marvelous opportunity to teach a three-day outreach workshop in wireless sensor networking and environmental monitoring at the International Center for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy. Our 24 students were educators, scientists and engineers

Core77 2012 Design Awards: On The Jury

This year I’m on the jury for the Core77 Design Awards in the DIY category along with Adafruit’s Becky Stern, Banana Design Lab’s Yuri Gitman and Madagascar Institute’s Hackett. We’ll be looking at entries from artists, inventors, students, scientists and

Transpiration Opening: Sensitive Buildings

The Transpiration project that started in my Sensitive Buildings class at NYU’s ITP was commissioned by 240 Central Park South to be a permanent installation in the courtyard of the building. It opened last night to a crowded gala reception.

Talks at WaveForum in Nice, France

A new A380 carried me to the WaveForum conference in balmy Nice, on the French Rivera. There, somewhat bleary-eyed, I delivered a talk on the XBee Internet Gateway to customers and partners that explained the functions of the gateway, the value of

Faludi in France & Italy

This month I’ll be speaking at WaveForum in Nice, France. On February 14th I’ll be presenting the XBee Internet Gateway and on the 15th I’ll be talking attendees through the latest Fun with XBees. Are you in France or want

Building Wireless Sensor Networks: Advanced Kit Available!

The Advanced Kit for my Building Wireless Sensor Networks book is now finally available from SparkFun electronics! If you got the BWSN Basics Kit and still want more, the BWSN Advanced Kit can complete your array of tools and components to

Los Angeles Innovator Visits

Just back from a Los Angeles journey to call on various innovators in my role as Collaborative Strategy Leader for Digi International. First, I paid a visit to statistics professor and data expert Mark Hansen at UCLA’s Center for Embedded Networked Sensing.

XIG Ego Ticker

Matt Richardson of Make is using our XBee Internet Gateway to track and display all his online scores (Google results, YouTube followers and the like) on a big LED display he calls the Ego Ticker: Matt’s the host of Make: Live. He’s